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Offline m_fumich

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Painting a bicycle frame.
« on: June 20, 2014, 11:07:56 PM »
If I bead blast a bike frame, what should I clean it with before spraying the primer?

How long should I let the primer air dry before I sand?
What grit should I use?

If I need to fill in scratches, dings, etc, what should I use? I assume I should fix dings before primer.

How many coats of primer?

What should I clean the frame with before shooting the color coat?

I've been told off the shelf rattle can paint doesn't have hardener. I've also been told I can get custom paint put in rattle cans. Can I get descent paint with hardener in rattle cans?

Can I shoot single stage from a rattle can?

Is there any reason I shouldn't use single stage?
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Re: Painting a bicycle frame.
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2014, 12:23:39 AM »

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Re: Painting a bicycle frame.
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